Bodianus bimaculatus Allen 1973,

Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Kinch, Jeff, Mana, Ralph, Russell, Barry C., Tully, Dean & White, William T., 2019, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 810 new records, Zootaxa 4588 (1), pp. 1-360: 223

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Bodianus bimaculatus Allen 1973


Bodianus bimaculatus Allen 1973  —Twospot slender hogfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen observed at Bauddisson Island, Kavieng District , 1–50 m depth, St. T 4, on 31 Oct. 2006, by Gerald R. Allen.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Red Sea, Madagascar, Mauritius (Mascarenes); eastern Indonesia east to Palau and New Guinea, north to southern Japan, south to New Caledonia and northern New Zealand. Found on steep seaward reef slopes, 30–70 m depth. Marine.